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‘Special K’ finds market as costly off-label option to treat mental disorders

med.stanford.edu

As research shows that the hallucinogen is a potentially powerful treatment for intractable mental disorders, and academics continue to debate its safety, private clinics across the country offer the drug to patients now. Geuris “Jerry” Rivas, a native of New York, was diagnosed with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder when he was 15. Obsessions with organizing and … Read more…

Its Just Anxiety

Amazing hour documetary on Anxiety, by “Susan Polis Schutz”, I saw today on Pbs. Probably one of the best documetaries on Anxiety Ive seen. Sadly not free, not on YouTube, but you can buy “Its-Just-Anxiety” for $15 on Amazon. Susan Polis Schutz also did an amazing doc on depression I saw years ago.

Women’s Bipolar & Anxiety Support Group

Women's Bipolar & Anxiety Support Group

This is a support group for people who identify as women that live with bipolar disorder and anxiety. We welcome trans woman here 💜. No TERFS allowed. GUIDELINES: Respect each other and don’t be rude, you will be blocked if you can not be respectful. (If you can’t say anything nice, please don’t say anything … Read more…

18 Signs You Grew Up With Anxiety

Anxiety

Anxiety disorders can lead to strange and disruptive events in people’s lives, regardless of what age the disorder emerges. But for the majority of people who developed an anxiety disorder during childhood or young adulthood, separating the disorder from everyday events can be a difficult task. Over the last several days, Twitter users have used … Read more…

Anxiety signs and symptoms

anxiety symptoms

Common  symptoms include: Several types of anxiety disorders exist: Agoraphobia (ag-uh-ruh-FOE-be-uh) is a type of anxiety disorder in which you fear and often avoid places or situations that might cause you to panic and make you feel trapped, helpless or embarrassed. Anxiety disorder due to a medical condition includes symptoms of intense anxiety or panic … Read more…

Virtual Reality Used To Treat PTSD, phobia sufferers.

At Oxford University a new study has phobia sufferers immersed in claustrophobic or stressful situations. Professor Daniel Freedman explains, “After just 30 minutes of VR…there were large reductions in paranoia”. As a sensory stimulator, carers say Alzheimer sufferers enjoy reduced agitation when using the therapy. Trialed in 50 US hospitals, it has also become a … Read more…

When will you STOP saying I’m FINE?

Fucked up, insecure, neurotic, emotional

When I Stopped Saying ‘I’m Fine’ I stopped saying, “I’m fine.” When you struggle with a mental illness, whatever kind, there’s a feeling of shame that often accompanies it. There have been many early mornings where I found myself standing in the shower wondering why I couldn’t seem to function the way other people do…. … Read more…

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